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Mumps

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Fact sheet - Health conditions directory

Mumps is an infection of the salivary glands caused by the mumps virus. The most common gland affected is the parotid gland which causes swelling at the angle of the jaw in front of the ear.

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Pathology laboratories

Notification resources

Enhanced surveillance for public health units

  • Case report form (PDF, 504kB) - used by public health units to collect and manage more detailed information for enhanced case surveillance. 

Resources for health professionals

Immunisation

  • Immunisation – Queensland Health website for health professionals.

Epidemiological data and reports


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Communicable diseases contacts

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Fax: +61 7 3328 9782
Email: communicable diseases team
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Last updated: 3/02/2016 3:46:26 PM